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Friday, December 16, 2016

Star of David and the State Department

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A friend of mine sent me an email today with a video of John Kirby giving a press conference at the US State Department, my friend pointing out that the flag visible just behind Kirby’s left shoulder has an image of a star of David on it.
“Hmm…interesting. I never noticed that before. Do all State Department press conferences take place with the same flag in the background?” I wondered.
We both did some checking on it. I ended up at the State Department’s YouTube channel, and my friend ended up at Wikipedia.
It turns out that all State Department videos entitled “Daily Press Briefing” do indeed show the star of David image. The person giving the briefing may change on any given day, with Kirby being replaced by either Mark Toner or Elizabeth Trudeau, but always they are standing at the same podium with the same two flags in the background–the American flag to their right and the flag with the star of David to the left.
The image on the flag is a representation of the “Great Seal of the United States.” Here is the Great Seal in full:
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There can be also found slight variations on it, such as this official seal of the US State Department, but which also includes the star of David:
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And there is also a “flag of the US State Department,” which appears to be the same flag in the photo with Kirby in it above:
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And incredibly there is also this official seal of the 9/11 Commission:
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You’ll notice that regardless of the variation, the image always has the star of David, and always the star of David appears above, with the American eagle and the America flag below it. How’s that for symbolism? And the backdrop for the star of David is blue–in some cases almost the exact shade of blue as the Israeli flag.
Perhaps also interestingly, the colors on the 9/11 seal are reduced down to blue and white only, with the other colors stripped out–though of course with the star of David still there.
So is all this just a coincidence? Perhaps. Certainly you might come away with that impression after reading Wikipedia’s article on the Great Seal. The cluster of 13 stars, referred to as a “constellation,” is supposed to represent the original 13 colonies, though why the stars are patterned into a star of David is not explained. All Wikipedia has to say on the matter is as follows:
Over its [the eagle’s] head there appears a “glory” with 13 mullets(stars) on a blue field. In the current (and several previous) dies of the great seal, the 13 stars above the eagle are arranged in rows of 1-4-3-4-1, forming a six-pointed star.
The “glory” above the eagle’s head and surrounding the 13 stars is supposed to represent an iconic “saint’s halo.” Ironic, isn’t it? That the symbol for an apartheid state, whose treatment of the Palestinians probably meets the legal definition of genocide, would be enclosed in a halo.
My friend comments as follows:
The intent to deceive is in pretending that the star of David is simply “a constellation of 13 stars” (the 13 colonies)– curious how of all the shapes they could have been represented in they happened to “fall” into this one. Why not this one:
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All of this might cause us to view the following video in an entirely new light:
Why was John Kirby falsely accusing Russia of bombing hospitals? Whose interest would be served if a war were to break out between the US and Russia?
Perhaps this post will cause some Americans to rethink their long-held beliefs that we live in our own independent and free country. Please share it far and wide.

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